Main partners:

  • Waterboard Hunze en Aa’s
  • Boerenverstand
  • ETC
  • DSM
  • LTO-noord
  • NMFD

Localisation: Drenthe/Netherlands

Population: 491,867 inhabitants (2017)

Categories:
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Life cycle approach by dairy farmers in Drenthe

Action leader(s)

Province of Drenthe

Summary

A series of sustainable dairy farm projects have been implemented in the Province of Drenthe. The activities were carried out with a “life cycle approach”, aiming to support farmers in optimizing their farming system. Nutrient recycling and improving soil biodiversity were key to the approach.